"Valentia Regnum", Ortelius/Marchetti
Subject: Eastern Spain
Period: 1667 (published)
Publication: Il Theatro del Mondo
Color: Hand Color
3.9 x 2.8 inches
9.9 x 7.1 cm
A miniature map of the region of Valencia, showing small towns, rivers, and political divisions. Italian text on verso.
Pietro Maria Marchetti produced the second pocket atlas based on Abraham Ortelius' folio Theatrum. It is often referred to as the plagiarized version of the Epitome. The copper plates are closely copied from those of Philip Galle's 1593 Italian edition.
References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 78-79.
Excellent impression with minor show-through of text on verso.